Application Process at a Glance
We employ over 1500 people in more than 70 different job classifications to perform a wide range of functions including: accounting, office and courtroom support, computer programming and system support, legal research, family mediation services and administrative management.
Review Open Recruitments
- Review the Minimum Qualifications: The minimum qualifications of a position are described in the minimum education and/or experience section. Candidates must meet these qualifications to move forward in the selection process.
Be sure to carefully review the minimum qualification section prior to completing an application.
Review the Supplemental Questionnaire: Be sure to read the supplemental questions prior to completing the application as they also give an indication of the type of education and/or experience desired. Be sure to fully answer the supplemental questions during the application process.
Submit an Application
The Superior Court of California, County of Orange only accepts online applications.
You can start by creating an account online at www.governmentjobs.com.
If you are creating an application for the first time,
you will have the option at the beginning of the application process to import a LinkedIn profile or upload a stored resume to pre-fill the application form.
Ensure your Information is Current and Accurate:
Your application should include your current position and your duties, location, pay, etc.
Verify that your contact information (address, phone number and email address) is current.
If you currently work for the Court, it is expected that you provide all this information at the time of application for each position.
Do not assume that those reviewing your application know your work history.
Remember that you may update your personal information at any time by logging on to your profile at www.governmentjobs.com.
Application Minimum Qualification Review
Applications will be reviewed to identify candidates who meet the minimum qualifications of the position.
Only those who meet the minimum qualifications will proceed to the next step in the recruitment process.
Assessment of Candidates.
Candidates' supplemental question responses may be evaluated and ranked.
Depending on the number of applications, assessments and/or screening interviews may be conducted.
Candidates who are successful in the Assessment phase may be placed on the eligible list and may be considered for future employment.
Placement on the eligible list is not guarantee of employment.
Candidates will remain on the eligible list until a new list has been established.
Referred Application from Eligible List
Candidates may be referred for a vacancy depending on the need of the hiring department. When a recruitment is open, the resulting list of eligible candidates will most likely be used to fill any vacancies that occur during the time the list is active (generally for six months to one year).
If you are not interested in the specific vacancy listed on the job bulletin, but you think that you may be interested in this classification in the future, please submit an application. When in doubt, apply!
How to Submit an Interest Card
Are you interested in a position that is not open at this time?
Complete an interest card and our application will notify you once the position is opened. To complete a card follow these simple steps:
- Go to the Court’s employment page at www.governmentjobs.com/careers/occourts
- Click “Menu” at the top left of the screen and select “Job Descriptions”
- Read through the job description titles
- Click on a title to read the job description
- If it sounds like something of interest, click on the “Subscribe” link on the right side of the page
- Fill out the requested information
- Click on the “Submit” button
- Once a recruitment begins, you will be emailed of the posting
The Orange County Superior Court Human Resources Office is located at 700 Civic Center Drive West in the Central Justice Center in downtown Santa Ana.
Our office is open to the public Monday through Friday, from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Superior Court of California, County of Orange
Human Resources Department
P.O. Box 1994
Santa Ana, CA 92702-1994
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